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Benefits of outdoor play in winter

Being outdoors comes with many benefits and opportunities for exploration and learning. But what about heading outside during these colder months?

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Children playing in sandpit at Branxton early education centre
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When do I keep my child home from care?

Deciding whether to send your child to daycare when they’re not feeling well can be a tough call. As a parent/carer, you may be concerned about your child’s wellbeing, as well as the potential risk of spreading illness to other children and caregivers.

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Benefits of supported risky play for children

Risky play involves children exploring their surroundings and encountering situations that they are not expecting and are unsure of the outcome. Exhilarating, exciting, and physically demanding activities such as climbing, jumping, balancing, or rough play are all examples of risky play.

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Back to school: Tips for a smooth transition

It’s that time of the year again – back to school! We understand that transitioning from the laid-back days of summer to the structured school routine can be a bit of a challenge. Fret not! We’ve got your back with practical tips on how to smoothly ease your family back into the school routine.

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Dive into the festive season with these 3 creative art experiences

As the holiday season draws near, it’s time to infuse your family gatherings with the warmth and joy of festive crafting. Whether you’re a seasoned DIY enthusiast or just looking for a fun way to engage the children, we’ve put together a selection of delightful art experiences that promise to add a special touch to […]